The Effects of Music towards the Mathematical Language Development of Children

  • Naldo Janius North Borneo University College, Wisma Angkatan Hebat, One Borneo Mall, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Mohamad Izzuan Mohd Ishar Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Jalan Iman, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.
  • Pamella Bang Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Block 10, Lot 3127, 3128, 3129 & 3130, Jln Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, Hock Kui Commercial Centre, 93150 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Rizah Sid North Borneo University College, Wisma Angkatan Hebat, One Borneo Mall, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Grace Wong Green Eduland Kindergarten, Jalan Sungai Maong Baharu, Swee Joo Park, 93150 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Keywords: music, mathematical language, early childhood education, children development


Mathematical programs should enable children to use mathematics as a tool to explore, find knowledge and solve problems as well as develop language. Mathematical abilities are the basis of the skills required for the Basics of children's mathematical development starting from the experience of children related to concrete bends or objects containing quantities and qualities of objects such as different colors, sizes, and shapes as well as the numbers around them. Thus, this research successfully identified three main objectives such type of music can increase children’s mathematical development, the effect of music on children’s mathematical development in terms of cognitive and literacy and to identify challenges and barriers toward mathematical children’s development. As can be concluded, music does a lot of good to the mathematical development of children. Which is a factor influencing the development of a child's mathematical language.


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How to Cite
Janius, N., Mohd Ishar, M. I., Bang, P., Sid, R. and Wong, G. (2023) “The Effects of Music towards the Mathematical Language Development of Children”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 8(4), p. e002249. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v8i4.2249.